Vela Softwar e acquires, manages and builds industry specific software businesses globally. Vela is an operating group of Constellation Software Inc.
a leading provider of software and services to a select group of public and private sector markets. Constellation Software operates in over 100 countries and dozens of verticals.
Constellation Software has completed over 350 acquisitions of small, medium and large private and public companies since its inception in 1995.
The Position :
We are seeking a qualified Assistant Manager Finance reporting directly to the Onshore Manager for one of its vertical. The successful candidate will be able to accurately maintain financial records and reports, preparation and generation of monthly financial analysis reports, have a strong understanding of the intricacies of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, and other financial transactions within an organization.
The Assistant Manager will have excellent communication, business, and analytical skills. This individual is efficient, resourceful, and could lead a team to accomplish the financial and operational reporting needs of the organization.
Lead team responsible for maintaining accurate financials for business units, including :
AR aging and reporting
Billings and collections data
Accrue, defer, and classify revenues and expenses following CSI policies
Maintain accurate balance sheet account reconciliations
Payables management; ensure compliance with the invoice approval process
Treasury management (cash receipt application, bank reconciliations, collections)
Fixed Assets Management (fixed asset additions, fixed retirement, reconciliation)
Lead team responsible for maintaining generating invoices (including calculating usage and credits) and transmit those to customers
Train and organize the on-shore and off-shore finance team that supports the financial reporting processes.
Responsible for the day-to-day supervision, goal setting, and performance reviews of the finance team.
Develop strong team cohesion through continuous contact with team members in the form of regularly scheduled one on ones, and team meetings.
Engage in a process of continuous improvement to use tools to automate as much of the financial reporting processes as possible.
For example, drive the adoption of subscription billing across all BUs, including upon the acquisition of a new BU, within defined timelines.
Track contract renewal dates; notify the account management team 3 months in advance of each renewal date to support price increases and renewal efforts.
Review and assess client contracts to ensure accurate implementation of pricing adjustments.
Provide financial reporting, including financial reporting required for quarterly reviews.
Drive greater integration of the BUs' financial and informational systems.
Be proactive and eager to contribute and learn, ask lots of questions, and provide solutions. Maintaining a continuous improvement mindset and proactively identify, review, and implement process improvements.
When not receiving information or support required, proactively, and aggressively identify and escalate this. Don't accept roadblocks.
Technical and Educational Qualifications
Minimum 3-5 years of professional experience in a leadership role.
Financial knowledge in the software / IT field, specifically with financial operations and accounting guidelines.
A strong understanding of accounting guidelines, particularly IFRS-15 revenue recognition guidelines is strongly preferred, and acquisition accounting is a plus.
Ability to manage and prioritize competing deliverables in a fast-paced environment.
Strong communication skills.
Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office suite including advanced use of Excel workbooks and PowerPoint.
Experience with Great Plains is required.
Master of Business Administration in Accounting & Finance, CPA strongly preferred, but not required.
Exciting Benefits we offer :
Medical Coverage Self & Dependents
Parents Medical Coverage
Employee Performance-based bonuses
Home Internet Subsidy
Profit Sharing Plan Tenured Employees Only
Child Care Facility
Company Provided Lunch / Dinner
Professional Development Budget
Recreational area for in-house games
Sporadic On-shore training opportunities
Friendly work environment